• Subject: Re: Year 2000 woes solved?
  • From: "Jeffrey M. Carey" <jeffreycarey@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 26 Sep 1997 14:37:09 -0500
  • Organization: MTI Vacations

Sounds like a stunt - besides, it true, the worst thing he could do is
patent it.  He'd hjave to publish all the details of it, so anyone could
modify it or outwrite steal it - how much of a legal defense do you
think he could afford?

Joe Teff wrote:
> 
> This article appeared in the Tech section of the Monday edition of the St 
>Paul Pioneer Press.
> 
> Year 2000 woes solved?  - James Romenesko, staff writer
> "A 14-year-old New Zealand boy says he's come up with a solution to the Year 
>2000 computer problem - but he's not showing his stuff until he gets a patent 
>in his pocket. Meanwhile, the kid has let a computer analyst inspect his work, 
>and the older pro says the young man just might have solved the dreaded 
>millennium bug problem."
> 
> Anyone heard about this?
> 
> Joe Teff
> QDS
> Bloomington, MN
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